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. a big win for governor brown and for california schools. prop 30 passed with 54% of the vote. it is a plan that will increase taxes on wealthy californians to help better fund schools. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec over in oakland now with reaction from some of the teachers and voters alike. anne. >> reporter: looks calm out here but you can bet there's a lot of celebration from administrators, teachers and parents. now that prop 30 has passed. it is going to raise taxes and it's going to bring california an extra $6 billion a year. >> knowing that proposition 30 passed, what are you thoughts on that? >> reporter: the lesson today, prop 30 is saving the day. >> i think it's a huge day for california. it shows that california voters care about education and public services in the state. >> reporter: if prop 30 didn't pass, schools would have endured billions of dollars in cuts. >> i would say that it could have been extremely detrimental to the opportunities of our young people of california. and so this was a must that it passed. >> reporter: in the end, 54% of californians, al
confidence that sending money to sacramento would help. it's going to be up to jerry brown to do his best to reduce the size of government in sacramento. i'm not too optimistic for him doing that. >> the fear if prop 30 doesn't pass, threatened $6 billion in school cuts. >> doesn't matter whether your kids go to public school or private school. we need people educated to do the job. >> another interesting note on that field poll. shows a lot of voter's opinions are tied with their opinions on governor brown. we'll see how that goes. live in san francisco , cbs 5. >> thank you. >> with the tough economy, everyone is struggling to make ends meet. for many americans it's costing them their homes. what if there's a solution? kate with the free advice that could save you money and maybe even your home. >> just having the stability of something familiar you've had all your life. it's worthwhile. >> if you lose that you've lost a piece of your life. >> was in seen i couldn't say danger of losing home and sense of security. >> my dad bought that in 52 and sold it to me and i had mortgaged it to s
still go either way. 48% of voters are in favor governor brown's tax plan. 38% oppose with the rest still undecided. prop 30 would increase the sales tax temporarily and raise income tax for those making more than a quarter million dollars a year. if prop 30 loses, it would trigger deep cuts to public education from elementary school up to universities. >>> a man was killed while walking through a muni tunnel in san francisco today. the incident disrupted the muni metro much of the morning. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is at the montgomery station where service is back to normal. >> reporter: a lot of commuters are thankful because it was a mess this morning. but the investigation into that death continues right now. now muni says he may have actually been hit by two trains. in this dark muni tunnel at the montgomery street station an investigation into a man's death stopped trains on the tracks. it was 7:30 right in the middle of the morning commute. >> uhm, i guess i'm going to walk. >> reporter: thousands of people had to be rerouted. muni was stopping trains at castro and church
browns or baking potatoes you can't beat idahos. great value this time of year. take a look, around 59 cents a pound on your local supermarkets and local ads. >> beautiful oranges. these are juice oranges. they are called the pineapple orange. it's a certain variety. there's no pineapple flavor to them but they have that wonderful texture. you can find them right now for about 50 cents each. when it comes toic mag orange juice in the morning, just two is all you need. they are loaded with orange juice when it comes to making orange juice in the morning. eat fresh, stay healthy and save some money. i'm tony tantillo. your fresh grocer. they smell so good, too. >>> tonight at 5:00, selling your car could end up costing you thousands if you are not careful. the often overlooked steps that make you liable for tickets in consumerwatch. >>> finally this afternoon, would donald trump shave his head for a million dollars? that's how much mark cuban has offered to donate to charity if the donald says yes. the offer follows no one made by trump, $5 million to charity if president obama released
on the way to vote governor brown took the time to stump for proposition 30. he is optimistic. >> i have a sense that people are ready to invest in their future, which was the kids of california, a balanced budget going forward. >> reporter: the problem for those against prop 30 is not about support for california schools. the tough sell is asking californians to tax themselves. prop 30 would increase the sales tax by a quarter cent and raise income tax rates on people making more than $250,000 a year. >> the notion of taking a quarter of a cent sales tax and asking those who are in the top 1% to help us out in our time of need, i think that's a proposition that speaks for itself. >> reporter: but opponents say it's not that simple. they say passing prop 30 is committing economic suicide for california. >> all that does is perpetuate our broken system. it doesn't fix the schools or higher education. it just pours more money into the broken system. >> reporter: would this tax money truly go to schools? >> it does not guarantee any money for the schools. it just goes to sacramento politici
where the decay starts. light purple color and no browning whatsoever. of course, squeeze it. when it's squeaky, they're fresh. they come from thousands of miles away so they are already a week old so buy them and enjoy them within one or two days. when they are big, i cut the bottom off a quarter inch and broil them olive oil salt and pepper for a few minutes, rotate them a little bit and that's it. delicious anytime of the year. i'm tony tantillo, your fresh grocer. and always remember to eat fresh and stay healthy. squeeze them! [ laughter ] >> so true. asparagus is good. >>> it is a flame retardant chemical so toxic, it is banned from children's clothing. how it's now found its way into many california homes exposing everyone who lives inside. that story and more at 5:00. >>> $550 million over a half billion dollars that's the new powerball jackpot. lottery officials say it's still growing. tonight millions of americans in 42 states trying to parlay two bucks into half a billion. california sadly isn't one of them. i don't know why. indiana's hoosiers lottery is giving away 3500 t
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